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27978 Zip Code (NC) Detailed Profile




Estimated zip code population in 2017: 145

Houses and condos: 164
Renter-occupied apartments: 31
% of renters here:

33%
State:

35%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 27978: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 16.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 6.8 sq. mi.
Population density: 9 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2017:
This zip code:

0.7% ($1,366)
North Carolina:

0.8% ($1,440)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,567 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,235 (0.7%)

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Males: 65  (45.5%)
Females: 79  (54.5%)

For population 25 years and over in 27978:

  • High school or higher: 100.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 27978:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 21.0%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

Zip code 27978 compared to state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2017: $195,784
27978:

$195,784
North Carolina:

$171,200



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in 27978 zip code as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 27978 is 171 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

62.2 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

1.6 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 27978, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $36,138 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$36,138
State:

$45,376

Salary/wage: $34,061 (reported on 75.4% of returns)
Here:

$34,061
State:

$39,442

Taxable interest for individuals: $120 (reported on 38.5% of returns)
This zip code:

$120
North Carolina:

$1,515

Profit/loss from business: +$1,643 (reported on 21.5% of returns)
Here:

+$1,643
State:

+$9,490

Total itemized deductions: $13,000 (20% of AGI, reported on 24.6% of returns)
Here:

$13,000
State:

$19,464

Here:

19.7% of AGI
State:

22.7% of AGI

Charity contributions deductions: $2,636 (4% of AGI, reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,636
State:

$4,035

Here:

3.6% of AGI
State:

4.5% of AGI

Total tax: $4,816 (reported on 75.4% of returns)
27978:

$4,816
State:

$7,257


Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 58.5%
Here:

58%
State:

62%

Estimated median household income in 2017:
This zip code:

$45,311
North Carolina:

$52,752
Nearest zip codes: 27953, 27981, 27954, 27959, 27968, 27948.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

11.5%
North Carolina:

48.1%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

15.1%
North Carolina:

5.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 11
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 82


Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 16 (0 now married, 15 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 27978 with a mortgage: 28 (9 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 34

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,900
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $632

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

6.4%
Whole state:

14.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
This zip code:

6.4%
Whole state:

8.2%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.3
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

7.7
State:

4.5
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02014 or later
  • 282010 to 2013
  • 302000 to 2009
  • 271990 to 1999
  • 121980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 01960 to 1969
  • 01950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 541939 or earlier
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 27978
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in 27978
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 182 bedrooms
  • 213 bedrooms
  • 304 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 27978
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in 27978
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 02 bedrooms
  • 423 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in 27978 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 27978 in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 0no vehicle
  • 261 vehicle
  • 202 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in 27978 in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in 27978 in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 21 vehicle
  • 402 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 27978 household income distribution in 2017

  • Zip code 27978 household income distribution in 2017
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 18$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$40,000 to $44,999
  • 5$45,000 to $49,999
  • 11$60,000 to $74,999
  • 6$75,000 to $99,999
  • 4$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$150,000 to $199,999
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 27978

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2017 in zip code 27978
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$150,000 to $174,999
  • 6$200,000 to $249,999
  • 22$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 27978

  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in zip code 27978
  • 16$500 to $549
  • 11$650 to $699

Median gross rent in 2017: $740.

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $195,784
27978:

$195,784
North Carolina:

$171,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $179,479 - $375,400

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $237,051
Here:

$237,051
State:

$248,152
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 27978
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 148
  • Mobile homes: 15
  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27978

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 27978
  • 75.6%56Drove a car alone
  • 8.1%6Carpooled
  • 16.2%12Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27978

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 27978
  • 35 to 9 minutes
  • 915 to 19 minutes
  • 620 to 24 minutes
  • 2530 to 34 minutes
  • 440 to 44 minutes
  • 1145 to 59 minutes
  • 390 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 94.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 145
  • In family households: 62 (0 male householders, 25 female householders)
    25 spouses, 12 children (1 natural, 1 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 83 (25 male householders (25 living alone)), 43 female householders (29 living alone)), 13 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 18 2-persons, 5 3-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 55 1-person, 14 2-persons

4 married couples with children.
1 single-parent households (1 women).

100.7% of residents of 27978 zip code speak English at home.

Foreign born population: 9 (6.6%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

6.6%
Whole state:

8.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 56%Barbados
  • 33%France
Most common first ancestries reported in 27978
  • 40%English
  • 18%Irish
  • 10%American
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 8Before 1990

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • CAPTAIN CHARLIE'S / STUMPY POI (US HWY 264 S OF NCSR in STUMPY POINT, NC)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: PREPARED FRESH OR FROZEN FISH AND SEAFOODS
    Alternative names: CAPT CHARLIE'S SEAFD INC CAPT, CAPTAIN CHARLIE'S SEAFOOD INC
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.6%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 70.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 30.4%Electricity

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 73
  • Northeast: 10
  • South: 51

80% of the 27978 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 70% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% moved from different state.

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school):
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

10.1%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
North Carolina:

17.9%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Class of Workers in 2017
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 159,012Management occupations
  • 60,030Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 12,414Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (1-4 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Marketing Consulting Services (1-4: 1)
  • Construction: Manufacturing (1-4: 1)

Most common first names in zip code 27978 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John368.4 years
Robert378.3 years
Edith285.4 years
James272.0 years
Marie282.0 years
Ruby284.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 27978 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Payne1773.6 years
Hooper1078.2 years
Best779.4 years
Gray776.0 years
Twiford667.0 years
Meekins583.2 years
Midgett579.8 years
Wise372.7 years
Altman273.0 years
Crank274.0 years
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